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English nameEarn River
Gaelic nameUisge Èireann

Location and type of place name

LocationCentral Scotland
Local authorityAngus ~ Aonghas
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Angus ~ Siorrachd Aonghais
Topographical feature typeRiver/Stream / Abhainn/Allt
Post townCUPAR
Postcode areaKY14
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNO197185
Type of nameOther ~ Eile


Element meaning
Element typewater

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes
SourcesÉire gen. Éireann: Robertson MS405 p. 173
“the Glenquaich people never said anything but Uisg’ Eir’ and Uisg’ Amain, but they sometimes said Abhainn Thatha. Robertson MS423 p. 60 [quoting a letter from James MacDiarmaid]

See also entries for Loch Earn and the Bridge of Earn
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